Local Elections 2016 and London Mayoral Election Guide For Your Area In One Handy Tool

Find out candidates, results and more.

26/04/2016 12:03 | Updated 05 May 2016

A host of United Kingdom elections are scheduled to be held on Thursday 5 May 2016, including the London Mayoral election, English council elections and various national assembly elections.

Depending on where you are registered to vote, you could also be eligible to elect the next police and crime commissioner in your area.

This helpful tool lets you find out which elections you can vote in, based on your postcode or town, and information to help you decide who to vote for.

It will reveal information on your constituency, who your current representatives are, who is running, past results, and a profile of the area.

Voters in the London Mayoral election can choose between frontrunners Sadiq Khan (Labour) and Zac Goldsmith (Conservative).

Other party candidates include the Lib Dem's Caroline Pidgeon and the Green Party's Siân Berry.

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The elections you can vote for in Oxford.

The tool was created by the Democratic Dashboard project in the London School of Economics.

Other elections being held on the same day include the National Assembly for Wales election, the Scottish Parliament election and the Northern Ireland Assembly election. 

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